Travel Blogs from Vicenza
... as one of the first and the oldest standing indoor theatre in existence. It was built in the late 1500s. I wanted so much to take photos inside, but of course, flash photos were not allowed so I've added one from online. It is a designed in the classic Roman style with statues, columns and streets on the stage that are built with an upward slope giving ...
... look. Gianfranco is 78 years old. He is fit and still plays many sports, tennis, volley ball and the like. He spent most of his working life as the 'Head of Dispatch' in the factory that produced the Laverda motorcycle which came to Australia in the late 70's. Guido also worked at this factory in his early teens. Gianfranco lives in a small appartment, literally at the foot of the mountains. This is where ...
... what was going on with Castelvecchio.
Gelato followed Castelvecchio, which was great, because I love gelato! We were saying in Vicenza for the night, so from Verona we headed there. Doner Kebaps were awaiting us in Vicenza (right across from the hotel!) for only 3,50 euro, so dinner was awesome! And since we spent so little, a few of us headed out to a Scottish Pub - the William Wallace Pub - for beers!
And I got a red sketchbook, that I am REALLY excited about!
... both thoroughly enjoyed being on our own - being able to get out and see as much as possible during our days and nights without deadlines. While we are now going to have a few restrictions on our time - we are looking forward to meeting Chepe and Maria tomorrow and experiencing the last 19 days by cruise ship. We aren't sure how the postings will go in the next days - we will keep up and you will hear from us when we get a chance to upload everything. ...
... which had been reserved for us. I think everyone was excited to be in Italy but Venice is extra special. We only had to walk a short way from the taxi stop to the Hotel Belle Arti. The decor of our room could be described as "Italian *****house" with bright red patterned material on the walls and a red comforter on the bed. After settling in we meet in the lobby then head for an orientation walk led by tour guide Jennifer. We walk across the Academia ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center